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Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
to increases of between 48 billion and $66 billion per year in health care spending in the united states. 43 states could see a 10% rise in obesity-related health care costs. nine of these states would see a rise of more than 20%. these are huge increases. >> the analysis also offers a way to turn things around. if people reduce their body mass index, bmi, by just 5%, many would avoid obesity- related diseases and health care costs associated with them. >>> researchers believe there may be a connection between childhood obesity and bpa, a chemical compound used in many plastic containers and metal cans. a new study in the journal of the american medical association found that children with the highest levels of bpa in their system were twice as likely to be obese. scientists point out that research only shows an association and does not prove that bpa causes obesity. >>> this summer we told you about the approval after new diet drug. it offer as one-two punch in promoting weight loss. >> it's now available over the counter. anita brikman has more. >> i tried other programs before. i've been
Sep 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
heart disease as the leading cause of death among hispanics in the united states. a new report says it's not because cancer rates are going up among hispanic americans but because heart disease treatments are improving. the study says it's also because most hispanic americans are relatively young, less than 55 years old. heart disease tends to affect older people. >>> counting zs and counting calories. researchers in canada says when it comes to losing weight, getting enough sleep is as important as diet and exercise. >> uh-oh. >> that's because lack of sleep increases the desire to eat more and boost appetite regulating hormones. british nutritionists say bread has gotten a bad rap and most of the health alerts about eating bread are myths. they say bread does not cause fatigue, stomach aches and obesity. yeah, right. they also say people who avoid bread are missing out on important vitamins and minerals. >> i do like bread and i don't sleep so i'm really in trouble. >> we're in trouble. >>> it's time for the question of the morning now. >> and it is 90% of the sales of this product a
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
to see the journey of a foreigner in the united states and oklahoma as someone who lives out a very skewed version of the american dream. >> reporter: the movie opens friday. pop star mickey ma national launched her hu perfume. her first fragrance is a mix of fruits, vanilla and musks. that's your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. thank you for watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> good morning. i'm mike hydeck. good morning, monika. >> good morning. yes, i was at madonna last night. she came out at 10:30. >> a lot of consideration for your hours i see. >> i won't say how much sleep i got. >> you're doing great. well done. >>> weather wise you may need a jacket or two depending on where you are. one of my weather watchers in old town maryland, down to 33. thank you for that report. that is some chilly weather out there. most of us are in the 40s here locally. here's a look at our day planner on this tuesday morning, the day after the big madonna concert. 69 degrees at noon with
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